Category Archives: Food

In the time of the virus: day 92

Another relaxing relaxed day.  Starting off on the allotment (while Malcolm met a friend at an RSPB site).  I walked down to the river to meet up with a friend for coffee out – something previously so ordinary now such … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 74

This morning I woke up feeling very woozly indeed, and realised that I had probably by accident taken twice my normal (thankfully low) dose of sleeping medication.  Very stupid, and I’ve put in place measures to make sure this doesn’t … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 66

Today we did our first supermarket shop since lockdown.  In between times we have bought bits and pieces as we’ve needed them from our local shops, but we were starting to run out of quite a few staples so decided … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 60

Day 60.  I can hardly believe what I’m writing here.  Our 60th day in lockdown. I reflected on what this has meant for us and wrote it down.  Then I deleted it all.  Far too negative and I don’t think … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 36

I can hardly believe what I just typed there: day 36!  Over a month, and no end in view.  The way we get through it is one day at a time.  Look ahead no more than a week.  Just as … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 18

Lke us, you may be becoming more closely acquainted with the hidden depths of your kitchen cupboards.  Re-evaluating those odd jars and tins of things that, despite good intentions, you never quite got round to using – until now. I’ve … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 16

My days (and weeks) are beginning to develop their own pattern and form, which is what I was hoping for. Mornings always begin with a quiet, relaxing breakfast reading the day’s Guardian – a reliable and always interesting source of news, … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 15

Hello Monday again. Today began with a family zoom call postponed from yesterday.  So nice to all be (virtually) together.  Sharing notes on events of the weekend.  Which in the case of the farmers, included planting a massive number of … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 12

I woke up feeling that today would be a good day, and mostly it was.  Then towards the end of the afternoon two small things went wrong and for a while I fell apart.  And then yoga helped put me … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 10

A good day.  Mostly.  How lucky I am to be able to say that right now. Garden/allotment – I went to the Farm to collect some plants originally intended for our fund-raising plant sale.  Some I will use in my … Continue reading

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